Welcome to Saathi
We are very sorry that we have had to close during this very difficult time, and will keep you up to date with any developments.
Thanks you all for your kind wishes and messages of support. We will contiune to do what we can to suport the community. Titu and his team have recently been happy to do their bit and 'treat' the NHS with freshly cooked meals delivered to staff at Hexham General Hospital.
Titu Ahad and his team of Chefs; including Abdul Khalick, Syeed Najeeb, and Delwar Hassain, prepared a four course dinner which was individually packed and personally delivered to the Hospital Staff on Tuesday evening, 31st March, completely free.
We are also extending this service to other groups of people who are going that extra mile to make at difference in the local community. Please contact Titu (call 01434 603509 and leave a message or use our contact form at the bottom on thos page), to find out more and whether he can help your nominated group.
We send you all our very best wishes and hope you stay well and strong.
Special Takeaway Service
Titu is pleased to be able to offer a Takeaway only service from Indus Valley where he is helping out during this difficult time.
Saathi's authentic dishes individually made for you by Titu and his team
If you like it very hot, or with less garlic, no onions, or with a special ingredient such as fangash - a native fish from Bangladesh; grilled and fried, cooked with a range of medium spices with peeled tomatoes, whole coriander for an explosion of flavour and herbs.
Dishes prepared to your own recipe: Choose your favourite meat, fish, or vegetarian option; combine with herbs and spices, married with Saathi's own curry sauces and prepared to order with Titu's special attention. Place your order now*
*(please note: we do need advance notice of 2 to 5 days).
'Live' cooking from Titu!
Unique catering for private parties and events - have Tandoor will travel - Titu loves a party and will happily turn up with his traditional Tandoori oven and catering equipment specially made in brass to his own requirements and imported from Rajasthan.
Enjoy Titu's cooking for an unrivalled experience for your guests in your own home or event - Saathi can cater for dinner parties for 10 up to weddings and events for 250 guests or more!
Learn to cook authentic Indian dishes at home
Saathi's are please to announce a series of courses hosted by Chef Titu Ahad.
You will be taught how to prepare and combine fresh ingredients, herbs and spices to create curries, side dishes and traditional breads that reflect the spirit of Saathi's cuisine that can easily be replicated at home without Tandoor ovens or specialist equipment.
You will be able to sample the cooking and enjoy some refreshment during the course.
Expect to take home the best Indian Takeaway ever!
Hexham diners support cancer charity
HEXHAM-based Indian restaurant Saathi is among 19 restaurants from across the North-East and Cumbria to have hosted charity events on Monday in aid of the Sir Bobby Robson Foundation... Read more
Sublime food at Saathi
When it comes to authentic Indian food, Saathi owner and head chef Titu Ahad knows how important it is to get the spice balance just right... Read more on page 46
Regional restaurant honour for Saathi, in Hexham
Hexham Courant 6 December 2017
A HEXHAM restaurant has been named the best of its kind in the region.
Saathi, run by Titu Ahad, won the award for Best Indian Restaurant in the North-East... Read more.
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Chef Titu: Highlights so far...
Bangladesh: Guest of renowned Bangladeshi chef, Keka Ferdousi at Channel i reception and dinner.
Sports Nutrition: Titu had the honour and a privilege to be the official caterer for ISENC at Newcastle University. The event was attended by Global Elite Nutritionists and included representatives from Barcelona, Chelsea and Arsenal football clubs along with nutritionists from 35 different countries. Sir Chris Hoy was the special guest.
Prestigious Award: Saathi Hexham won the Best Indian Restaurant in the North-East, awarded by Princess Anne at the International Indian Chef of the Year Awards 2017. The competition was set up in 1991 by world-famous chef Tommy Miah MBE.
(Saathi famously received an unexpected Royal visit from the Princess Royal's nephew, Prince Harry, in 2007.)
The International The Chef TV Reality Show: competition on Channel i (Sky 833), the brainchild of Titu and childhood friend Mohammad Alamgir and Kareem and Abdul Boshar, a Northern i Production. A project, designed to combat a recruitment shortage in the Indian catering industry, which has encouraged numerous chefs to showcase their talent. The second season went on air in February 2018.
Training the Professionals: The Inn Collection Group approached Titu to providing training for their Head Chefs in authentic Indian cookery skills.
Charity work: Titu is actively involved in fund-raising for local charity Tynedale Hospice and also for Prostrate Cancer.
Schools & Community: Local school children are invited to Saathi's restaurant to experience how the kitchen works and to introduce them to real Indian cookery.